Genelia D’soza is an Indian film actress and a model. She is born on 5th Aug, 1987. Genelia first appeared in a commercial advertisement of brand Parker Pen along with the superstar Amitabh Bachchan. She has been recognized and got wide attention for the same. Then she entered into Bollywood and began her acting career with her debut film Tujhe Meri Kasam in year 2003. Later she established her in Telugu cinema i.e. Tollywood by acting in several Telugu films during year 2003-2008.
Genelia has given many hits and commercial successful movies in Tollywood. She has received her first Filmfare Award in 2006 for her performance in the Telugu romantic film, Bommarillu. She has again acted in the remake of same in Tamil as well. Meanwhile she has also done Bollywood movie Jaane Tu….. Ya Jane Na. She has established herself as one of the leading actress in Tollywood. Apart from acting in the movies she has also hosted a television show. At the same time she was also a brand ambassador for many more brands.
Genelia is born into a Mangalorean Catholic family in Mumbai, India. Her mother tongue is Konkani. She was brought up in Bandra suburb of Mumbai. She is also often informally referred with her nickname as Geenu. Genelia did her first modeling assignment when she was just 15 years old. She was selected for the Parker Pen commercial with Amitabh Bachchan.
Her father is Neil D’souza who is working as a senior official at Tata Consultancy Services. Her mother’s name is Jeanette D’souza who was a managing director of the Pharma Multinational Company. She left her job in year 2004 to support Genelia to build her career. Genelia is blessed with younger brother Nigel D’souza. He is working with Bombay Stock Exchange.
Genelia is married with Bollywood star and a son of then Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, Ritesh Deshmukh. The couple is blessed with 2 sons.
Genelia completed her schooling from Apostolic High School in Bandra, a suburb of Mumbai. Then she joined St. Andrew’s College to pursue her bachelor degree in Management Studies. Along with studies Genelia likes Sports too. She was a state level athlete, sprinter anda national level football player.
Genelia D’souza Net Worth
The estimated net worth of the star actress Genelia is $8 million us dollars in 2017. One of the major reasons behind her net worth is that she is a well-known face in four movie industries. She charges somewhere between 1-2 crore per movie as a salary. The income has also grown due to endorsement to several brands. She is brand ambassador for several renowned brands. She has also ventured in production with her husband’s Marathi movie, Lai Bhaari.
It’s been understood from sources that the multi talented and gorgeous actress Genelia lives in Mumbai in a Luxurious apartment with her family. The information about her other assets and cars is not available. But looking at her profile and net worth along with her husband’s family background it’s for sure that the list of houses, cars and other assets should be not a small.
Genelia D’souza is a Indian film actress. She is well known in four movie industries i.e. in Bollywood and the South Indian movies which is known as Tollywood. Apart from acting she also does modeling. She is brand ambassador for many more well known brands. she was also appeared on television show. She has also ventured in production with her husband’s Marathi movie, Lai Bhaari.
Recently, the actor Ritesh Deshmukh and his beautiful wife Genelia D’souza has celebrated their 5th wedding anniversary. The couple wished each other with adorable pics on Instagram. Genelia shared a picture and wrote “I will always hold onto you so tight and that’s because I know something so amazing doesn’t happen twice. Thank you for changing the meaning of “Home” from a place to a person for me.”
Genelia is a multi talented, beautiful and gorgeous actress who acted in four different film industries in India including Bollywood and Tollywood. She has been nominated and won several awards too. She is also associated with NGO Aseema for a good cause. This NGO aims to provide education to underprivileged children.